ARTifacts 12/11/08

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Cable guy schedules Cape Girardeau visit

@SL_body_copy_ragged:Redneck comedian Larry the Cable Guy will perform Feb. 12 at the Show Me Center as part of his "Eat Drink and Be Larry" tour. In 1991, Daniel Whitney cut off his sleeves and sullied up a camouflage hat to become the comedic sensation, Larry the Cable Guy. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the Show Me Center Ticket Office and all Ticketmaster locations, online at or by calling 651-5000. Tickets are $44, but Larry's own economic recovery plan will sell them at two for the price of one from 10 a.m. Friday to 6 p.m. Dec. 19.

Globetrotters bounce into town in 2009

@SL_body_copy_ragged:Just in time for March Madness, the Harlem Globetrotters will be bringing their skills and entertaining antics to Cape Girardeau. On March 29 the Globetrotters' "Spinning the Globe" tour will stop at the Show Me Center. Tickets are $20, on sale now at the Show Me Center box office.

Folk duo records in front of live audience at KRCU

@SL_body_copy_ragged:Be a part of the live audience when the folk duo Small Potatoes records a studio concert at KRCU the Southeast Missouri State University broadcast station. The Chicago-based group will start at 7 p.m. today and the session will later be broadcast on Your Folk Connection on KRCU 90.9 FM in Cape Girardeau and KSEF 88.9 FM Farmington, Mo. Seating is limited to the first 30 people. Call KRCU at 651-5070 to reserve your seat. Tickets are $10.

Columbia offers Missouri artists opportunity

@SL_body_copy_ragged:COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Applications for the public art opportunity in Columbia, Mo., must be postmarked by Friday. The City of Columbia Office of Cultural Affairs (OCA) invites artists living in Missouri to apply for a public art project for the city's Fire Station No. 9. The art budget for the Fire Station project is $14,500. Artists should submit qualifications only, not design proposals. Guidelines for applying are available at under the "artist opportunity" link, or contact the OCA for a printed copy. For more information, contact the OCA at 573-874-7512,

-- From staff reports

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